This page contains links to Cantonese-Relate websites, General Chinese websites, Reading Chinese on the Internet websites, and Cantonese-Related Commercial Sites.
Cantonese Web Corpus (WaC)
This corpus costs money, but it seems to have the most expansive number of words. The first three months are free, and it uses 1 million words. But if you buy the license you can have up to 30 million words.
Hong Kong Cantonese Corpus (HKCanCor)
The Hong Kong Cantonese Corpus was collected from transcribed conversations that were recorded between March 1997 and August 1998. About 230,000 Chinese words were collected in the annotated corpus. It contains recordings of spontaneous speech (51 texts) and radio programs (42 texts), which involve 2 to 4 speakers, with 1 text of monologue. The text were word-segmented, annotated with part-of-speech tagging and Cantonese pronunciation using the Romanization scheme of Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (LSHK).
This is a corpus of the words used by 6 children that grew up learning both Cantonese and English.
- A Chinese Syllabary Pronounced According to the Dialect of Canton An Electronic Version of Wong Shik-ling’s Classic Syllabary
- Learning Jyutping (Hong Kong Linguistics Society Cantonese Romanization)
- Linguistic Society of Hong Kong A non-profit-making academic organization composed of linguists, language teachers and students who share an interest in promoting linguistics and language-related academic activities in Hong Kong.
- On-line Chinese Flashcards and Dictionary with Cantonese and Mandarin Readings (by Erik Peterson)
- Yale-in-China Language Centre Cantonese and Mandarin Courses in Hong Kong
- Zhongshan University Provides Cantonese courses.
- Link to a Cantonese-Related Commercial Site
- Beginning Cantonese CDs (Critical Language Series/ The University of Arizona Press) Instructional CD’s with video, audio, text, exercises, graphics, etc. Developed by Dana Scott Bourgerie and Critical Languages Series.
Cantonese Cultural Links
Commisceo Global has a webpage, focused on helping business men understand the Culture of Hong Kong.
GuangZhou.CHN.Info This site is useful for any basic questions people have about Guang Zhou, from dating and marriage to sports.
Heng Qin government’s webpage on the culture
Wikipedia‘s page on the Cantonese People
General Chinese Links
- China News Digest – CND CyberSpace Info Center for Chinese. English/Chinese Publications, Photo Archives, Libraries, Tech Help, and CND Community Services.
- Chinese- Language-Related Information Page A comprehensive navigational tool pointing you to Chinese language related resources
- Chinese Language Study Courses Specific information on Chinese language study courses offered by various institutions. Alphabetically listed.
- Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) Jobs, links, publications, contacts, information
- Marjorie Chan’s ChinaLinks (Chinese-related, Linguistics and Other links- comprehensive and categorized)
- Zhongwen.com – Character Etymologies, Online Readings, Vocabulary, Pinyin Chat, Book Intro’s. Every Chinese character is clickable. (Online Dictionary)
- Reading Chinese on the Internet
- Eudora Tables Emporium for Macs Using Eudora for languages other than English. Links to plugin downloads.